Weekend Calendar

June 11, 2009

Hancock Firemen's Carnival

Carnival features amusement rides and food. Today and Saturday, 6:30 p.m. Widmeyer Memorial Park, Hancock. Call 301-678-7739.

Benefit concert

Country musician Jaime Fox performs during the Walk Me Home fundraiser for the Washington County League of Foster and Adopted Parents. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Hagerstown Fairgrounds, 351 N. Cleveland Ave., Hagerstown. Call Daniel Hall at 703-609-4841 or send an e-mail to

Scoops & Wickets

Scoops & Wickets Family Fun Day features family fun, including ice cream, children's games, a petting zoo, moon bounce, balloon sculptures, croquet and bocce. Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Brook Lane campus, off Leitersburg-Smthsburg Road near Leitersburg. Free. Call 301-733-0331, ext. 272, or go to

House and garden tour

The Women's Club of Hagerstown is sponsoring a house and garden tour featuring eight homes. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. $20 for the whole tour; $5 for individual sites. Purchase tickets at the Women's Club at 301-739-0870. Tickets also can be purchased at Wisteria Cove, Miller's Farmstead, Camillions, Fahrney's Cards, Snavely's Garden Corner, Village Florist, Lehman's Mill and Charles A. Gibney Florist.


Car, truck and airplane show

Wings & Wheels car, truck and airplane show. First 100 cars registered receive commemorative dash plaques. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Hagerstown Aircraft Services, Hagerstown Regional Airport behind Tony's Pizza on U.S. 11. All proceeds benefit the Hagerstown Aviation Museum. Call 301-733-8717 or 301-733-7604 or go to

Strawberry festival

The Rohrersville Strawberry Festival features a tractor pull, food, music, tractor displays, children's activities, and craft, toy and other vendors. Saturday, 11 a.m. Rohrersville Ruritan Park, Rohrersville. Festival admission is free; tractor pull admission is $10; free for children younger than 10. For information or to reserve a space, call 301-791-2369 or, on the day of the event, 240-818-1038.

Flag retirement ceremony

Hosted by Improved Order of Red Men Conococheague Tribe 84. Honor guards from the Marine Corps League -- Bulldog Detachment, Hagerstown Fire Department, Washington County Sheriff's Department and Boonsboro American Legion. Bring unserviceable flags to the drop-off box at the club entrance on or before Saturday. Saturday, Williamsport Community Band performs at 1 p.m.; ceremony begins at 2 p.m. Improved Order of Red Men Tribe 84, 16129 Lappans Road, Williamsport. Go to

Aviation Heritage Day

Highlights include antique airplanes, Hagerstown Aviation Museum exhibits. Museum board member Sam Venneri will present "100 Years of Powered Flight" at 2 p.m. A C-119 Flying Boxcar 7,000-horsepower engine start and run-up will be at 3 p.m., followed by special aerial demonstrations featuring the "Hagerstown Aviation Heritage Flight." Sunday. Hagerstown Aircraft Services, Hagerstown Regional Airport behind Tony's Pizza on U.S. 11. Call 301-733-8717 or 301-733-7604 or go to

Ballroom dance

The Headliners will perform as part of Pen Mar Park's summer concert series. Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m. Pen Mar Park. Free. Call 240-313-2700.

Hagerstown Municipal Band

Selections include "Black Horse Troop March" by Sousa, "Catch Me if You Can" by Williams, "Lord of the Rings (Movement One)" with guest conductor Micah Socks, "Rifle Regiment March" by Sousa and more. Sunday, the Elks Lodge of Hagerstown will present a Flag Day ceremony at 7 p.m.; concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Peter Buys Band Shell, City Park, Hagerstown. Free.

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